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  • Private Practice Networks The recent revision of the College Committee Structure has replaced the Committee for Private Practice with the Independent Practice Group (IPG). At the inaugural meeting of the IPG we made a commitment to undertake a scoping exercise into the present PPN provision with a view to extending this to encompass all areas. Read more. 08 March 2019
  • Vacancy for Podiatry Project Officer Are you a qualified podiatrist seeking a new challenge? The College of Podiatry is looking for a Project Officer for a new part-time, fixed-contract role. The post-holder will work closely with the Head of Education and the Clinical Leadership & Education Directorate and senior stakeholders across the profession on a range of key projects that will benefit the profession. 04 March 2019
  • NHS Staff Survey sees a worrying decline in staff health and wellbeing The results of the 2018 NHS Staff Survey have been published and although not surprising the results are deeply worrying. The survey provides the most in depth insight into the concerns and experiences of the NHS workforce. 01 March 2019
  • Ministerial statement regarding Medicines & Medical Products Supply post-Brexit Message from the NHS Social Partnership Forum and DHSC for all members regarding Medicines and Medical Products Supply as we exit the EU. Read more. 28 February 2019
  • Launch of Membership App Members can now download the brand new College of Podiatry Membership app from the Apple and Android app stores. 28 February 2019
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) from a podiatric perspective Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) covers a group of rare genetic disorders that affect motor and sensory peripheral nerves. Podiatrists may often see patients with CMT and are ideally placed to manage this condition. This video provides information on CMT and how to manage it from a podiatry perspective. 28 February 2019
  • Demand for urgent action to tackle declining numbers of podiatry students The Council of Deans of Health (CoDH) and the College of Podiatry (CoP) have called for urgent action to tackle declining numbers of podiatry students. This follows a joint meeting of representatives from across the profession, universities and the CoDH on the 12th of February. Please see full press release here. 20 February 2019
  • HCPC plan increase to registrant fees by 18% The College of Podiatry, along with the other health unions have opposed this increase from the start. This has not yet come in to place and we must oppose it. 15 February 2019
  • 2016 Valuation of the NHS Pension Scheme We would like to draw your attention to this Ministerial statement which was issued on Wednesday 30th of January 2019. The findings of the Court of Appeal will have a big impact on our members in two ways. 04 February 2019
  • Foot Health Month 2019 Our Foot Health Month campaign for 2019 will focusing on good food health, and raising the public's awareness and understanding of podiatry. Find out more. 30 January 2019
  • College of Podiatry gains seat on TUC Women's Committee The TUC's women's committee is one of its most important constituents and we are delighted that Katie Collins has successfully come through an election process and that, from March, the College of Podiatry will have a representative on this committee. 24 January 2019
  • Call for Nominations to the Independent Practice Group 2019 This is a call for nominations from private/independent practitioners in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to fill corresponding seats on the new Independent Practice Group. There is 1 seat available for each country. 24 January 2019
  • College of Podiatry Record Keeping Courses The College of Podiatry (CoP) has teamed up with Radcliffes LeBrasseur, the legal firm that deals with members' medical malpractice claims. Throughout the day we will look extensively at the CoP's Record Keeping and Consent Clinical Standards. 24 January 2019
  • College of Podiatry radio day on Friday 11 January Tomorrow morning (Friday 11 January 2019), Council member Matthew Fitzpatrick will be taking part in a radio day, as part of our PR activity to promote podiatry to the public. We are using the interviews to talk about the results of a survey carried out for the College of Podiatry by our PR company Ceres, which looks at the injuries suffered to the foot and ankle by those who take up a new exercise regime in the New Year, without proper preparation. 10 January 2019
  • The College of Podiatry's response to NHS England's Long Term Plan Responding to the Government's announcement of NHS England's Long Term Plan, the College of Podiatry CEO Steve Jamieson said, 'We welcome the vision set out in the Long Term View, particularly prevention of illness and early detection through increased collaborative Community Health Services and Primary Care networks.' Read more. 07 January 2019
  • Open a door to a career in podiatry The College is pleased to support the UK Health Careers advent calendar, which today (13th December) focuses on podiatry. 13 December 2018
  • Introducing PODMO20 PODMO20 is the new and simple tool that will enable podiatrists to record patient interventions and play their part in developing the evidence of the impact of podiatry. 05 December 2018
  • Announcing the new Global Podiatry Network Last month I wrote about our forthcoming International Symposium, and I wanted to follow up with a short report on the meeting and what was decided. 04 December 2018
  • 2018 Conference Highlights Watch our great two minute video round-up of the College of Podiatry annual conference 2018 in Bournemouth on 22-24 November. If you were there you may see yourself in the crowd, if you were unable to attend you can see what a great conference you missed! 28 November 2018
  • The #ISeeTheDifference campaign went to Skills London The I See The Difference campaign headed to the country's biggest careers fair with the goal of inspiring the next generations of podiatry students. 26 November 2018
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